Coronavirus has infected more than 13.8 million people, of whom over 8 million have recovered and some 589,000 have died. Here are the updates for July 16:
Ministers ordered schools and non-essential shops to close and postponed the planned reopening of pubs in the central English city of Leicester after an alarming spike in cases of Covid-19.
Researchers led by a team from the University of Oxford said daily doses of the steroid could prevent one-in-eight ventilated patient deaths and save one out of every 25 patients requiring oxygen alone.
New report, which shows black and Asian people in England more likely to die from Covid-19, was not accompanied by specific government advice for those populations.
UK Statistics Authority chides government for publishing data on coronavirus tests that it says were "far from complete and comprehensible."
People who test positive for coronavirus antibodies could be given certificates to allow them to move freely but critics have expressed ethical and scientific objections.
The number of global coronavirus deaths has surpassed 237,000 with more than 3.3 million infections. Here are updates for May 1, 2020.
Blistering report by a pro-government paper criticises British prime minister for missing crisis meetings and going on holiday as the pandemic established a foothold in the UK.
EU countries take preventive measures to bar people from unauthorised trips during the holiday, which coincides with rates of coronavirus infection slowing in many countries.
Former England football team captain Wayne Rooney pens impassioned column in Sunday Times newspaper, arguing his fellow professionals were "easy targets" in pay cut proposal in response to coronavirus crisis.
People in Britain are stocking up on imported drugs in case their supply chains are affected in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit.
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